Greenwich Mean Time


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Greenwich Mean Time

The time of day as calculated by the Royal Observatory in London. This clock is used to determine time zones worldwide. It is used in business.
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They want to move our time one hour forward: in the winter, our clocks would be one hour in advance of Greenwich Mean Time and in summer two hours.
But the worry is a return journey of over 12 hours and the readjustment to Greenwich Mean Time may cause problems when they return to face Stoke at the Britannia Stadium on Boxing Day.
Central European Time would mean that rather than reverting to Greenwich Mean Time in October and putting the clocks back one hour, they would stay one hour ahead until Spring when they would then be put forward another hour in March.
Giving evidence to the parliamentary inquiry into tourism, both the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), and the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA) backed the move, where winter would be one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time and summer time would be two hours ahead of GMT.
7) Guinness's 1998 claim Greenwich Mean Time was to be called Guinness Mean Time
The leap second is actually aimed at midnight, Greenwich Mean Time.
The positioning of the sundial within the park is mathematically calculated depending on the grid reference and true north and is correct in both Greenwich mean time and British standard time.
The Football Association of Wales has decided not to tamper with their players' body clocks by keeping them on Greenwich Mean Time throughout their 60-hour stay in the country.
Timing provided an important clue: The shock had originated at 12:19 Greenwich Mean Time, which is not the kind of round, on-the-hour time that countries usually choose for performing a major weapon test.
Central European Time would mean that, rather than reverting to Greenwich Mean Time in October and putting the clocks back one hour, they would stay one hour ahead until spring when they would then be put forward another hour.
The official time to reset for Greenwich Mean Time is 1am tomorrow, signalling an end to British Summer Time.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) was established in 1675, when the Royal Observatory was built, as an aid to determine longitude at sea by mariners
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